Older Adults

Older Adults

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Resources and programs are available to help older Vermonters find services and support to live longer, healthier lives.

Information for You

Our brains age along with the rest of our bodies, and our abilities naturally change with age. T​his aging process is different from the disease process associated with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's.

Heart disease, or cardiovascular disease, affects women differently than men. Find important information and resources – like You First – especially for women.

Early detection of cancer in people without symptoms (also called screening) can help to find and treat cancer early, leading to better outcomes.

As an adult, it is important to stay up to date with vaccinations to reduce your risk of preventable illness.

Outdoor air can contain pollutants. Air pollution has been linked to specific health problems—such as asthma, heart disease, and lung cancer.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, is a large group of lung diseases characterized by airflow obstruction. COPD is often associated with symptoms related to difficulty breathing, but can be present without symptoms.

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